Bug 230984 - partprobe fails with CDROM inside
Summary: partprobe fails with CDROM inside
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: parted
Version: 6
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Cantrell
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-05 11:14 UTC by Sai Kiran Kanuri
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-04-11 18:29:34 UTC

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the error message (2.91 KB, text/plain)
2007-03-05 11:14 UTC, Sai Kiran Kanuri
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Description Sai Kiran Kanuri 2007-03-05 11:14:59 UTC
Description of problem:

Partprobe has a problem when used to probe new partitions. The problem happens
if there is a CD-ROM placed in the CD drive. If the cd is removed it works fine.

The error is attached.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a new partition on a disk having the ROOT FS
2. Ensure you have a cdrom placed in the DVD-drive
3. you should get it the error. I haven't tried it in multiple PC. 
Actual results:

The partprobe is aborted

Expected results:

The partition table should be properly updated

Additional info:

Comment 1 Sai Kiran Kanuri 2007-03-05 11:14:59 UTC
Created attachment 149255 [details]
the error message

Comment 2 David Cantrell 2007-03-21 15:03:51 UTC
I've fixed this problem in parted-1.8.6.  I'll release an update for FC-6.  Thanks.

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